9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 3 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— Few hours
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Fajardo
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 1 day
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Fajardo
— 1 night
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 1 night

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Mar Chiquita and Carolina Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa Vega Baja and La Marquesa Forest Park. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Colon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque de las Palomas, and try your luck at Old San Juan Casino.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our San Juan itinerary planning site.

Austin, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to San Juan is 2 hours. Traveling from Austin in May, San Juan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita
Playa Vega Baja ©
Playa Vega Baja
La Marquesa Forest Park ©
La Marquesa Forest Park

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 1st (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at El Toro and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Tree Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip website.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Fajardo.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Big Tree Trail ©
Big Tree Trail
El Toro ©
El Toro

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Fajardo

Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. On the 1st (Tue), stop by Monkey Threads.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fajardo trip planner.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Fajardo takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Culebra.

Things to do in Fajardo

Shopping

Side Trip

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Monkey Threads ©
Monkey Threads

1
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Culebra

Culebra ©

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with Culebra Snorkeling and Dive Center.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra travel route builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Fajardo to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Fajardo.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife · Tours
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Culebra Snorkeling and Dive Center ©
Culebra Snorkeling and Dive Center
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

1
night
Fajardo

Fajardo
To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fajardo trip itinerary builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Culebra to Fajardo in 2.5 hours. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Fajardo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Chiva and Sun Bay Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malecon and La Plata Beach. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, indulge in some personalized pampering at Beatriz Beauty Boutique, and delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques planner.

Ride a ferry from Fajardo to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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San Juan

Walled City

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Juan attractions planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Juan

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Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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